Known for its authentic Northern Italian cuisine, the new Armani’s restaurant features a fresh, sophisticated design and an atmosphere ideal for a romantic dinner for two, a get-together with friends or an upscale business function. With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay, guests can take in spectacular panoramic views during dinner and enjoy a drink on the outdoor patio before or after their meal.
Armani’s signature antipasto bar allows guests to create their own first course from a selection of more than 30 items and a dedicated station offers fresh made-to-order Caesar salads. Armani’s “primi piatti” menu includes vegetarian, pasta and soup selections, while main courses range from veal scaloppini in a truffle sauce over mascarpone polenta to wild salmon on pan fried risotto bianco.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 6pm - 10pm
Friday: 6pm - 10:00pm
Courtney Campbell Causeway SR60 Exit Bayport Dr.
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Armani's features live piano music from the lounge Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Valet parking is located at the Hotel Entrance and is complimentary with dinner at Armani's.
Chef Robert Maggi
Private Party Facilities:
Armani's menu and service can be duplicated for a private function anywhere on the property.
For more details, please call 813.207.6800.
Private Party Contact:
Kathleen Morgan: 8132076800x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Armani's Ratings and Reviews
Selling the sizzle, overrated for their ...
Selling the sizzle, overrated for their offerings. Great view, that's about it, many felt the same way while dining, management so aloof
We try to come here at least once a year. This time we brought friends who had never been. They were totally impressed with the food, view and service. The antipasto is fabulous. We did the Chef's pick and shared 2 plates. My husband had the veal scallopini and I had the special, filet with 2 jumbo shrimp. Both were outstanding. The service is always top notch and the view is the best in Tampa.
Great ambiance for dinner. We had a wind ...
Great ambiance for dinner. We had a window side table and were able to watch a beautiful sunset.
Armani and I have had an on/off relation ...
Armani and I have had an on/off relationship, with some not so great dining experiences in the past, but Friday night they redeemed themselves with a great meal. The setting is always great, but this time the food matched the setting.
Slightly above average
The view is amazing, the ambiance was great, the service was pretty good, but the food was disappointing. Not sure what changed, but the quality was way below expectations. Maybe the kitchen had an off night, but I will think twice before returning. There are lots of other options in Tampa.
Awesome celebration of our 40th annivers ...
Awesome celebration of our 40th anniversary. Excellent food and service with spectacular sunset over Tampa bay!
Food and wine list is great, but you hav ...
Food and wine list is great, but you haven't seen a sunset in Tampa Bay till you're on rje rooftop of Armani's...
Great staff and quality of food.
Amazing location, friendly staff and the views can't be beat in Tampa. Very reasonably priced.
Great view, go to the bar for a drink !
Several large tables of business groups were so loud we could not carry on a conversation. The food was OK, , but I did not feel it was worth the price.
Atmosphere and service that can't be beat
I can't count the number of times we've been to Armani's over the years. Its one of Tampa's most elegant restaurants so its always top of our list for special occasions. The service simply can't be beat. The food is delicious as well and the desserts are amazing. I highly recommend the antipasto and I'm not even a huge fan of it most of the time. Here its amazing and shouldn't be missed. They are known for their veal dishes and although pricey, they are very good. The view is outstanding and the pianist is a wonderful addition to the ambiance. Overall the value for what you get is well worth it.
The food and service were both excellent ...
The food and service were both excellent.
Went here for our 8th anniversary. The food was excellent, highly recommend the antipasto bar and my wife's filet melted in your mouth. Yes it's a bit pricey (at least for my blood) but for such an occasion it was well worth it. Service is top notch catering to our every whim. They even comp'ed us desert due to it being our anniversary. Oh, and don't forget the view, possibly the best in the Tampa Bay area. When you reserve ask for a table with a bay view then make it for just before sunset. We will go back the next time we have something major to celebrate.
Remember, this is fine dining (not Olive Garden)
I must say to the reviewers who harped on the length of time it took to be served or time in between courses or being ignored by your server ............. next time take someone whom you'll enjoy sharing your meal with. Why would you go to "Armanis" and expect to be in and out in under an hour (or two). Try gazing into the eyes or holding the hand of the beautiful date your with or enjoy catching up with those friends you haven't seen in forever. I don't want to be interrupted every 15 minutes by my Server. Bottom line - I've been going to this restaurant for over 20 years and it has always been an EXCEPTIONAL dining experience. For those of you who still think you're better than the rest of us ................... there's an Olive Garden about 4-1/2 miles down the road. OMG !!!
Perfect for any occasion or no ocassion at all!
Armani's in my favorite restaurant in Tampa for fine dining. Food is wonderful and the antipasta bar offers numerous interesting and delicious items. We've been going to Armani's over 20 years and have never been disappointed. Our server, Kahlid, was very attentive and quite knowledgeable about the wine list. Be sure to arrive before sunset so you can relax in the lounge where the lovely and charming Joanie will serve you. If the weather conditions are right, the panoramic view of Tampa Bay as the sun goes down is breathtaking!
Came here to celebrate a friends engagement. Food was delicious, service was professional, and the atmosphere was exactly what I expected: sophisticated, yet private. Would visit again!
Very nice place! The service at the beginning was great but it ended up being very slow. It seemed like we were forgotten about. I would definitely return as the view was great and the food was good also.
I loved the atmosphere and the service was terrific!
Must go to, best dining experience ever. Will return for dinner often
Exceptional food and service
Highly recommend. The view, ambiance and food was great. The waitstaff are very knowledgable and added to the wonderful experience.
I took my husband here for his birthday. The view was beautiful as was the interior of the restaurant (perhaps a little wall decor would be pleasant). The server at the bar was very friendly and once seated for dinner, our server was very professional, polite, and helpful. My husband's swordfish was exceptional (the best he's had) and my veal mushroom ravioli was delicious. The creme brûlée was amazing and on the house as a happy birthday, although the server thought it was my birthday when the hostess told him it was my husband's. Wonderful evening all in all and we highly recommend it.
Great great great food service view the ...
Great great great food service view the antipasti bar out of bounds the veal chop cooked to perfection and the sunset was incredible.
Appetizer bar, swordfish and balcony wit ...
Appetizer bar, swordfish and balcony with great views!
Nothing But A View
The service was terrible from start to end. The poor service killed the enjoyment of the evening. I would never eat there again nor will I ever recommend the restaurant to anyone else.
Great view best in Tampa bay
Great view best in Tampa bay
Great upscale restaurant
We had a fantastic dinner. The chef has created an outstanding menu with tons of flavor. I feel like it had an Italian flare to it but you can tell that the chef has put his own interpretation on the food. the service was positively the best you could ask for. I was entertaining business guests and they were all commenting on the attention to detail. Our waiter, Kasim was there for everything but never in the way. He is also a great conversationalist when engaged. All in all one of the best restaurants I have been to.
We celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary at Armani's. We have dined here before but it has been many years. The Northern Italian food is very good. Diners in our group had veal dishes and two had seafood pasta. The food is well prepared and takes time. Appetizers are great and even though they do not have oysters on the menu, our server found some (at Oyster Catcher next door, a sister restaurant) for my father. They basically go out of their way to make your experience top shelf. Desserts are great as well. The view is beautiful and the porch is a nice extra experience either before or after dinner. The restaurant is pricey but you know that going in. Our server was very attentive and provided great service.
Beautiful waterfront view
The atmosphere was lovely but service was a little slow, considering it was not crowded. There were just two of us at a 6:30 pm dinner, and it took an hour to get our food.
Sunset on Tampa Bay
I took my three daughters (15,14,and 12) to Armani's for the middle daughter's 14th birthday. I had eaten there previously over the years on business and always had a good experience. We had 3 appetizers, 4 main dishes, and everyone got dessert. The food was awesome, with everyone's favorites being the veal tenderloin and also the veal/Asiago ravioli. We also enjoyed calamari, veal osso bucco (with marrow prepared and marrow fork), steak and lobster, and other great dishes. The highlight of the night was the sunset, however. The restaurant has an outside deck with nearly 270 degrees of view from the Tampa airport to the east, downtown Tampa, the bay and all of the bridges to the south including St. Pete, and finally Rocky Point and a glorious sunset directly to the west.
Since we were staying at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, and were celebrating an anniversary, we decided to splurge and eat at Armanis. What a beautiful setting, overlooking Tampa Bay and the City, the decor was elegant and service was very good. The food was pricey. If the food lived up to the surroundings it would have been perfect. However, the food was nothing special and with 3 glasses of wine the bill was close to $175. It is a special occasion restaurant and with that in mind, it lived up to its expectations.
Great location on the water overlooking ...
Great location on the water overlooking the bay. Best sunset dinner in Tampa Bay. Classic Italian. Get the Antipasto bar. Great wine choices. The food rarely disappoints.
Top quality restaurant, with the best view of the "bay" in Tampa Bay,
I want to start of by saying that this p ...
I want to start of by saying that this place is absolutely beautiful and looking out over nighttime Tampa is absolutely stunning. The inside is exactly what you'd imagine a top notch place to be. I have a few complaints. First of all, the portions for the Filet and Lobster were extremely slim for $45. In addition to that, this dish came with a tomato something which I didn't want. I asked our server if there was something I could substitute for it and he told me I could switch it out for a Brassada (sorry on the spelling). My fiancé also didn't like the tomato side and switched hers to that as well. What our server didn't tell us, was that it was a FOURTEEN dollar substitution PER person. So we spent an extra $28 on two small plate salad things that were five pieces of lettuce and a ball of mozzarella (which was extremely runny). My friend had gotten engaged at the restaurant at this dinner, so I chose not to complain. When you go to a normal restaurant, the servers tell you when you're upgrading a side if it's gonna be a $1 up charge. I was furious by this. All in all the food tasted great (outside the mozzarella) but the portions were tiny, and for the money, you'd expect to get more bang for your buck.
We celebrated my husband's birthday and we loved every min of it. Our server was awesome and she definitely deserved a generous tip! We will be going back for sure. The food was amazing and the entire staff was simply friendly. I can't wait to go back.
Loc: great view of city and bay even at night. Great outdoor rooftop with open fire seating area too Food: by 845p on Friday night- all seafood main dishes sold out. Their specialty is veal dishes apparently- of which we didn't try. Chef-arranged mezze is good appetizer- and very filling
worst restaurant I've been en Tampa! hor ...
worst restaurant I've been en Tampa! horrible food. bad dessert. not recommend to anyone! Invite people out town to dinner.what a shame
We had the perfect evening and meal at our monies for our last night in Tampa and celebrating my birthday. The view was fantastic, the wine wonderful, and the food was off the charts. We had fantastic service. All in all it was the perfect evening. Armanis will be On the top of our next time in Tampa.
We went there to celebrate my husbands birthday. I called Armani's and let them know it would be his birthday and to do something special for dessert and they came up with a very creative dessert! You had to see it. ALL the staff that came in contact with us wished him a Happy Birthday. The server gave us the best service. And the manager made us reservations at Oystercatchers for the following night when I couldn't. Even paid for our first two drinks at Oystercatchers. Outstanding!
We tried it with out of town clients to impress them with the views. Despite reservation and being on time, couldn't save a table. Food is ok though wine selection and the anti-pasta bar were good. Waitress was so inattentive that we always had to look for her. They even removed the food while we were still enjoying it. Overall, not a great experience.
We were seated promptly at a nice table ...
We were seated promptly at a nice table with a view right around sunset. NICE view! Our server seemed ultra busy, though the restaurant was not all that full. She would disappear for long periods of time, but luckily her "partner" would be around. The menu is pretty small and its a struggle to find an appetizer, salad or soup. We tried the braised octopus. It was a contrast of textures, but not to our liking. While the octopus was not tough, it was too mushy and had a unpleasant mouth feel. The other textures could not save it. I would not recommend it, but others might really enjoy it. The entrees were another matter. The Veal Chop was nice along with the Veal Scaloppini. No room for desert. We'll be back at some point in the future. Did I say the view is NICE?!!!!
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